Welcome to the Treehouse Community

The Treehouse Community is a meeting place for developers, designers, and programmers of all backgrounds and skill levels to get support. Collaborate here on code errors or bugs that you need feedback on, or asking for an extra set of eyes on your latest project. Join thousands of Treehouse students and alumni in the community today. (Note: Only Treehouse students can comment or ask questions, but non-students are welcome to browse our conversations.)

Looking to learn something new?

Treehouse offers a seven day free trial for new students. Get access to thousands of hours of content and a supportive community. Start your free trial today.

C# C# Basics (Retired) Perform Integers

"6" + 5 =

"6" + 5 =

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
210,863 Points

With a string, a "+" isn't a math operation, it is a string concatenation. And then when performing a string operation on the number, the compiler performs type coercion for you. So this becomes the same thing as: "6" + "5".

Can you figure it out from there?

"65" thanks Steven